Royal Observer Corps
Record added 27/4/2001
Post Name POYNTON
OS Grid Reference SJ93208262
County Cheshire
Date opened March 1962
Date closed September 1991
Location In a square compound on pastoral land. 120 yards East of Waterloo road and 100 yards North of Wardsend Bridge on Dickens Lane.
Description OPEN All surface features remain intact. The top of the ventilation shaft has broken off but it is still sitting in place. The hatch is detached and the ventilation louvres are missing. There is some flaking of the green paint. Internally the post is badly fire damaged with the heat damaged wall and ceiling tiles hanging off, it is flooded to a depth of two feet. The post is strewn with rubbish. The cupboard, folding table and shelf, some wiring, notices and a rack of five wooden shelves remain. There is a crudely made wooden replica of a Radiac Survey meter on the table (made for training purposes).
October 2015: In a very state, hatch missing. Post has three feet of water in it.
Remaining
Surface
Structures
None
Date of Visit 30.8.1999
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